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Justin Hitchcock's eighty-seven page autobiography was copied down by his grandson. A hatter by trade, Hitchcock wore many hats in his life; he was a husband and a father, a church deacon and a town record keeper, a teacher of singing and a sometime farmer, a friend of government and a Revolutionary War patriot. He writes many pages about the state of the Nation, but only a very few sentences about his marriage and the birth of his five children.


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"Remarks and Observations" by Justin Hitchcock

author   Justin Hitchcock (1752-1822)
date   1770-1799
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   12.25"
width   8.0"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Journal
accession #   #L99.019

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